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Make do with household items, to design a unique puppet!If you enjoy construction, gluing and sewing and take time and care with details, you can finish several puppets ...
I cut out small paper circles "thumbnail sculptures" then experimented with designing head shapes. The more v-shaped slits you cut, you will come up with an egg head ...
Cover the top half of head with fleece. Line inside with lightweight fabric and outside with fleece, or terry toweling, or even an old quilt. Fleece is great ...
You will need 2 linings to sandwhich ths cardboard mouth. (I use EVA as it is softer and lighter).
The red felt is to fit your thumb in for moving the chin. Invisible thread is your best friend here.
Do you want a tight mouth hinge or a loose one? The loose one is less tiring to control. Leave 2cm between top of head and chin for ...
Fold over a piece of fleece that roughly fits larger than neck space. Fold in half. Begin sewing with invisible thread from the back. Sew to head top ...
For the eyes I used cut spoons and to add a bit of shine to the pupils, cut black plastic bags. On other puppets I used ping pong ...
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